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Summertime Crabs in Annapolis

“Summer afternoon…to me those have always been the two most beautiful words in the English language.” Henry James (1843-1916) We all have lingering memories of sweet summer afternoons spent with siblings at the local swimming hole or neighborhood pool…sipping icy tea with our grandmother on her…

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6 Ways to Explore Annapolis this July

Summer is in full swing here in Annapolis! Festivals, events, outdoor dining, sailing, water cruises, concerts – it’s the perfect time to visit Annapolis and experience everything the city has to offer. From lacrosse games and outdoor concerts, to paddleboarding and walking tours, there’s no better…

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Annapolis' Most Instagram-Worthy Dining Spots

One of the reasons I enjoy being such an avid foodie is because of the pictures. Food pictures! Everyone must see what I am eating! Yes, I am that person that will halt all proceedings just to capture the perfect shot of whatever I’m about to devour. Behind every foodie is a patient friend, family…

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Leslie's Happy Hour: Sam's on the Waterfront

If you get through Bay Ridge Avenue, wend your way down a couple of side streets, and perplexingly drive into a gated community, you’ll find this month’s happy hour spot. A large octagonal building juts into the marina and hovers above the water. With no sound or sight of traffic, and only the…

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Maryland's Favorite Dishes

Anthony Bourdain, the often-outrageous star of CNN’s popular Parts Unknown TV show, recently made a startling confession in an interview with People Magazine . This onetime chef, a fearless consumer of insects and other intimidating delicacies, says that upon returning from one of his worldwide…

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Rhea's Plate of the Month: Skipper's Pier

After a lovely drive through the back roads of Southern Anne Arundel County (known as South County to locals) I arrived at an idyllic spot right on the water in Deale, MD. This little haven is really just a hop, skip, and a jump away from Annapolis, but much to my chagrin, I had never made the quick…

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Top 10 Mother's Day Brunch Spots

Mother’s Day only comes around once a year. So, do something special! Celebrate your mom this Mother’s Day with a delicious meal at a great restaurant. If you haven’t booked your reservations yet, check out our list of Top 10 Mother's Day Brunch Spots for mom below! Brio Tuscan Grille Saturday, May…

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Perfect Eastport Eateries for May

Apologies for the alliterative headline, but ‘tis true: May is the official opening of a season marked by celebrations. Think graduations, weddings, parties, proms, beach days, boat races – the list goes on. Annapolis at this time of year is party central, with visitors coming from everywhere for…

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Rhea's Favorite Spring Spots Around Annapolis

Although it hasn’t exactly felt like it, spring has arrived! If you haven’t broken out of your cocoon of cabin fever yet, it’s time to get back out to some of the local eateries that help make Annapolis great. In need of inspiration? Look no further! Follow me to some of my favorite spring spots…

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